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on a culture of yelling

I was listening to the popular podcast This American Life this morning (if you don’t listen….just do it!! so sosososo good) and this week topic’s was flagrant lying, i.e., this year’s election. 834 more words


Podcast Review

For this assignment, I had to listen to a podcast throughout the week. Personally, I have never listened to one prior to this experience. I did not expect to love listening to a podcast nor did I expect to hate it. 364 more words


Everywhere I turn these days, people are asking the same question. Here’s Ira Glass talking to his Uncle Lenny on the most recent episode of  686 more words


Podcasts (best of)- refugee crisis

One of the best things to come out of having our own portable handheld devices constantly on hand is easy access to podcasts from all across the globe. 318 more words


The fear and the comfort of ghosts

I was seventeen when my mum’s mum, known as ‘nana’ to me and my sister, died. I was just at the age when I was coming to see how she had a life besides being ‘nana’, and how interesting that other life was. 1,914 more words


Teens & Screens: Smartphones, Social Media, and the Fate of Critical Thought

What are the implications of American teenagers’ unbridled media consumption? It’s time we consider the consequences.

At a certain moment last year, an uncomfortable silence took hold in my classroom. 3,123 more words